Keywords: history, collective memory, preservation, storytelling
Descriptions: Conduct oral histories
Product of Partnership: Oral Histories
Final Product Special Instructions:MediaNOLA seeks a motivated student interested in local cultural production, public history, and the digital humanities. Help us serve our community collaborators by finding short 3-5 minute digital memories for sharing on a cultural history website! Job includes expanding your knowledge of the city while preserving residents' memories of local culture. This job is perfect training for creative and cultural professions, including journalists, writers, educators, and library and museum workers.
This service activity is availble for .
Other requirement: Student should be willing to travel around the city as needed.
A digital recorder, permissions and a microphone are available for check out.
Evaluations/surveys will be requested by community partner to be completed by students.
We do reflection journals to strive to improve our organization Students allowed to take pictures or video.
at home for computer work and off-site for interviews
Transportation options:Walking distance to Tulane
Public Transportation less than 45 ride from Tulane
Tulane Uptown/Downtown shuttle
good to have vehicle
15-20 minute bicycle ride from Tulane
Check-in at the site: No
Students track their hours at site: Hours will correspond to the number and quality of the finished product
Students will work unsupervised:Students may meet interviewees in person at their mutual convenience.
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000 firstname.lastname@example.org